Georgetown Preparatory School

10900 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852-0208
Tel: (301)493-5000
Grades: 9-12 | 497 students
Georgetown Preparatory School, one of the oldest boys' schools in America is the only Jesuit boarding school in the country.
The average graduate takes 5 A.P. courses with 90% of scores qualifying for college credit.
97% of the boys play interscholastic sports. The school's interscholastic athletic, forensics and fine arts programs enjoy national recognition.
 Our Mission is to form men of competence, conscience, courage and compassion, men of faith, men for others.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Institute for Independent Education
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1789

Student Body

Total Students 497 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Georgetown Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
Average SAT score 1975
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants, tie, dress shirt, jacket, dress shoes.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost $33,165
Tuition Notes Includes hot lunch.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $19,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Brett Graham
Admissions Associate Robert J Begin


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arrupe Society (Service), Asian Pacific Club, Black Student Union, Booster Club, Dramatics Society, Enviromental Action Club, Forensics Club, International Relations Club, Intramurals, Model UN Model OAS Delegations, National Honor Society, Oasis Music Club, Physics Club, Political Review (Editorial Magazine), Prep Singers, Somos Amigos (Service), Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Student Alumni Association, Student Government, The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine), The Cupola (Yearbook), The Little Hoya (Newspaper) Booster Club, Forensics Club, Intramurals, Physics Club, Prep Singers, Spanish Club, Arrupe Society (Service),
Asian Pacific Club,
Black Student Union,
Dramatics Society,
Enviromental Action Club,
International Relations Club,
Model UN Model OAS Delegations,
National Honor Society,
Oasis Music Club,
Political Review (Editorial Magazine),
Somos Amigos (Service),
Speech and Debate,
Student Alumni Association,
Student Government,
The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine),
The Cupola (Yearbook),
The Little Hoya (Newspaper),

School Notes:

  • Georgetown Prep is located in a suburban setting near the National Institutes of Health and the Bethesda Naval Medical Center. Conveniently positioned across from the Grosvenor Station of the Washington Metro's Red Line, students from all over the metro area attend our school.
  • Prep alumni include Brian Cashman '85 (General Manager - New York Yankees), Former Senator Christopher Dodd '62 (United States Senator), A.J. Wood '91 (U.S. National Soccer Player and former Olympian), Mo Rocca '87 (Comedian, formerly of the The Daily Show), William Bidwill '49 (Owner - NFL's Arizona Cardinals) and many other successful graduates. Prep families also include the Kennedys and the family of George Washington.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy Of The Holy Cross (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Cross School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Georgetown Hill Early Childhood School At Nrc (0.7 miles away)
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  • Kensington
    Academy Of The Holy Cross
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 550 students
    0.5 miles
    4920 Strathmore Ave
    Kensington, MD 20895
  • Garrett Park
     Holy Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 212 students
    0.5 miles
    Po Box 249
    Garrett Park, MD 20896
  • Rockville
    Grades: PK-K | 44 students
    0.7 miles
    11545 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD 20852
  • Bethesda
    Alef Bet Montessori School
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    Grades: K-1 | 51 students
    0.8 miles
    5701 Grosvenor Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Rockville
    Grades: NS-K | 62 students
    0.9 miles
    11810 Parklawn Drive
    Rockville, MD 20852

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